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NEWS RELEASE: Rutherford statement on Dang’s abrupt decision not to seek re-election

(EDMONTON, AB) Today, former police officer and Chief Government Whip Brad Rutherford released the following statement on Edmonton-South MLA Thomas Dang’s abrupt decision not to seek re-election in the fallout of the NDP vaccine hacking scandal. “Mr. Dang has done the right thing by withdrawing his request to re-join the NDP and by

NEWS RELEASE: Five questions for Notley on her role in the Dang hacking scandal

EDMONTON, AB: Today, NDP Leader Rachel Notley will take questions from the media for the first time since court documents revealed her office was aware Thomas Dang illegally hacked Alberta’s vaccine records portal in September of 2021 and knowingly lied to Albertans. Below are five important questions Notley must answer regarding her role,

NEWS RELEASE: Unsealed Dang court records suggest Notley misled Albertans

(EDMONTON, AB) July 13, 2022: Newly unsealed court records released by the CBC suggest NDP Leader Rachel Notley misled Albertans when she denied knowing that Edmonton-South MLA Thomas Dang hacked Alberta’s vaccine records system using information that was not his own, former police officer and Chief Government Whip Brad Rutherford said today.

NEWS RELEASE: With Dang charges now laid, Notley must come clean with Albertans

(EDMONTON, AB): NDP Leader Rachel Notley must come clean with Albertans, now that Edmonton-South MLA Thomas Dang has formally been charged by RCMP for hacking Alberta’s vaccine records portal, Chief Government Whip and former police officer Brad Rutherford said today. Questions have surrounded Notley since the beginning of the Dang

NEWS RELEASE: Real Property Rights Committee submits final report

(EDMONTON, AB): The Real Property Rights Committee, chaired by Highwood MLA R.J. Sigurdson, has submitted its final report to the Legislature, which includes six proposed recommendations for strengthening property rights in Alberta. “I am so proud of the work accomplished by this Committee, which was informed by the thoughts, opinions, experiences,

NEWS RELEASE: Dang fine proves wrongdoing in vax-hack scandal

(EDMONTON, AB): Today, Leduc-Beaumont MLA and former police officer Brad Rutherford released the following statement, after former NDP MLA Thomas Dang admitted he will face a fine under the Health Information Act for accessing Alberta’s vaccine records portal and the private health records of Albertans. “The result of the RCMP investigation

NEWS RELEASE: Over $3.7 million to support social recovery in Calgary

(EDMONTON, AB): New Civil Society Funding will support 17 Calgary-area projects, helping vulnerable Albertans and supporting social and economic recovery. As part of Alberta’s Recovery Plan, these grants will invest in unique and innovative projects to address social problems facing Albertans. This funding will help organizations in addressing a wide range

NEWS RELEASE: Notley must come clean on vax-hack dates

(EDMONTON, AB): Today, Leduc-Beaumont MLA and former police officer Brad Rutherford is demanding NDP Leader Rachel Notley come clean on when she knew Edmonton-South MLA Thomas Dang hacked Alberta’s vaccine records system and how that information was ultimately used. Many questions remain about Notley’s role in the vax-hack scandal that has

NEWS RELEASE: TURTON CALLS ON NOTLEY TO CONDEMN PIPELINE PROTESTS IN B.C.

(EDMONTON, AB): Today, Spruce Grove-Stony Plain MLA and Parliamentary Secretary for Energy Searle Turton called on NDP Leader Rachel Notley to condemn violent and illegal attacks on the Coastal GasLink pipeline, its workers, and law enforcement – after her party voted to endorse illegal Coastal GasLink protests this past November. In

NEWS RELEASE: NOTLEY MUST COME CLEAN ON DANG CRIMINAL INVESTIGATION

(EDMONTON,AB): Today, Leduc-Beaumont MLA Brad Rutherford called on NDP Leader Rachel Notley to demand Edmonton-South MLA Thomas Dang’s resignation from the Select Special Information and Privacy Commissioner Search Committee and to come clean on everything she knows about Dang’s involvement in a reported privacy breach. Rutherford, a former police officer, also

JONES RESPONDS TO ATA LEGAL THREATS

(EDMONTON, AB): Today, Calgary-South East MLA Matt Jones released the following statement, after the Alberta Teachers’ Association (ATA) suggested it is exploring whether to take legal action over the government’s plan to lift restrictions – namely the elimination of masking requirements for kids and youth. You can see the legal

NDP POLITICAL STUNT WON’T DETER COMMITTEE WORK

(EDMONTON, AB): The Select Special Committee to Examine Safe Supply will continue its important work and will hear from all stakeholders, including those proposed by the NDP, despite the NDP’s lack of participation. The NDP announced today that they will not be participating in the bipartisan committee, despite the committee

SAFE SUPPLY COMMITTEE TO HEAR FROM TREMENDOUS GROUP OF EXPERTS

(EDMONTON, AB): Alberta’s committee to examine “safe supply” has invited a tremendous group of addictions and recovery experts who have incomparable experience in drug policy to present to committee members later this month. The stakeholder list includes the renowned Stanford Professor Dr. Keith Humphreys, who served in the White House Office

NEWS RELEASE: NOTLEY-TRUDEAU ALLIANCE RE-EMERGES ON VACCINE REQUIREMENT FOR TRUCKERS

(EDMONTON, AB) Today, Brooks-Medicine Hat United Conservative MLA Michaela Frey criticized the Notley NDP for being silent on and refusing to condemn Justin Trudeau’s poorly-thought-out vaccine requirement for truckers. Frey has been fiercely critical of the vaccine requirement for truckers, joining countless Albertans, including Premier Jason Kenney, in calling for

NEWS RELEASE: UNITED CONSERVATIVES EXPRESS STRONG SUPPORT FOR UKRAINE

(EDMONTON, AB) Today, United Conservative MLA and chair forthe Advisory Council on Alberta-Ukraine Relations Jackie Armstrong-Homeniuk senta letter to Prime Minister Justin Trudeau, affirming her strong support for Ukraine inthe wake of rising Russian aggression. You can read Armstrong-Homeniuk’s letter here. Russia has positioned approximately 100,000 troops on Ukraine’s borders

NEWS RELEASE: United Conservatives delivering where Notley NDP failed on rural broadband

With the Rural Municipalities of Alberta convention underway, the United Conservative caucus is highlighting that when the Notley NDP was in government, they invested nothing whatsoever into rural broadband. In stark contrast, Alberta’s United Conservative government has made a commitment to invest a historic $150 million into rural broadband that

NEWS RELEASE: Notley NDP endorses illegal pipeline protests

The United Conservative Caucus condemns the Notley NDP for endorsing illegal protests against the Coastal GasLink pipeline in B.C., a project supported by every elected First Nations Chief and Council along the project’s route. The Alberta NDP Provincial Council passed a resolution endorsing the illegal pipeline blockades this past weekend. High-profile NDP

NEWS RELEASE: United Conservative Caucus welcomes back MLA Rehn

CALGARY, AB: Today, United Conservative Caucus Chair Nathan Neudorf welcomed Lesser Slave Lake MLA Pat Rehn back to the government caucus. Since his removal from caucus, Rehn has worked tirelessly to rebuild trust with local families, businesses, elected officials and Indigenous leaders. As a result, the United Conservative caucus was